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De Kelders ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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De Kelders Surf Guide

De Kelders in Boland and Southern Cape is an exposed beach break that does not work very often Offshore winds are from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here. Take care of the strong rips here.

De Kelders Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
20.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing De Kelders:

The best conditions reported for surf at De Kelders occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf De Kelders (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing De Kelders with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 58% of the time in January while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
58%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
4%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore De Kelders Location Map

Interactive De Kelders surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to De Kelders is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 95 km (59 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to De Kelders is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 279 km (173 miles) away.

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De Kelders Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 04:50 Local Time
Tuesday 02
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SW
0.6
SW
0.8
SW
1.1
SW
Period (s) 12 13 12 13
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 15
WNW 25
W 25
WSW
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Swell History at De Kelders

Surf stats for De Kelders, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at De Kelders

Wind stats for De Kelders, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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    • Icon  s44.0
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    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: very consistent
    16km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    23km away
    • Icon beach  redBreakwater
    Reliability: very consistent
    28km away

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